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Delhi-LEH – Nubra- Turtuk- Pangong – Tsomoriri- Manali- Delhi

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Travel QuestionsCategory: Ladakh & Zanskar ValleyDelhi-LEH – Nubra- Turtuk- Pangong – Tsomoriri- Manali- Delhi
Rayhan asked 4 weeks ago

Hi Dheeraj,
I would like to explore Ladakh region & would like to cover below places
Delhi to Leh By Air
Leh to Nubra Valley & Turtuk village
Turtuk to Pangong Tso
Pangong Tso to Tsomoriri
Tsomoriri to Manali
Manali to Delhi by Volvo Bus.
Can you please advise the best Initiary & days needed
We need to have a car for the whole trip which will be rented from Leh
What type of car would be best for the tour?
 
Regards
Rayhan
 

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DHEERAJ SHARMA answered 4 weeks ago

HEy Rayhan

I will suggest you follow the below plan

Day 1 | Delhi – Leh (By Flight)
— Checkin at Hotel. Many hotels provide free pick and drop from Airport. Ask while you book them.
— Take ample of rest as well as water or anything that keep your body hydrated enough. DO NOT OVER HYDRATE. Take ORS Soluted water or ORS – L tetra packs from home.
— Do not over exert your body at any cost. Avoid too much up-down on stairs or avoid it in entirety, if possible.
— After 5-6 Hrs of rest you can visit Leh Palace, Local Leh market, Shankar Gompa .
— If you feel exerted go back to Hotel, have dinner at Hotel and take rest. Avoid any exertion. Else continue and,
— Follow the sunset by stroll at Changspa road and have a nice dinner on varied cuisines offered in-around Changspa road.
— Go back to hotel for overnight stay at Leh.
 
Day 2 | Leh Local Sightseeing + Acclimatization
— Hire a taxi from Leh taxi stand or Hotel whichever suits you.
— Bargain with taxi driver and you can refer the thread for a comprehensive list of drivers: http://devilonwheels.com/india/ladakh-zanskar-travel-guides/listof-taxi-drivers-for-ladakh-srinagar-leh-manali-t353.html
— Take his inputs if you feel reasonable and if required modify the plan accordingly but should suits you best.
— Ask him to be with you guys starting first day itself, if required and charged reasonable else do it at your own.
— Again DO NOT over exert and take little steps and slow walks only.
— If feeling OK then do Local sightseeing. To know the about the places to visit check the link: http://devilonwheels.com/index.php/travel-guide-local-sightseeing-leh-ladakh/
— Do not use stairs at any of these places just to see them as it will exert your body much more.
— Overnight at Leh

Day 3 | Leh – Khardung La – Diskit – Hunder – Turtuk
— Head for Nubra Valley and stay overnight at Turtuk
— On the way enjoy a cup of soup at Highest Motorable Pass (as claimed) Khardung La
— enjoy the culture in the Turtuk Village
— do mention Turtuk on the permits

Day 4 | Turtuk – Hunder
— Spend whole day at Turtuk and reach Hunder by evening
— Overnight at Hunder

Day 5 | Hunder – Deskit – Sumur – Panamik – Sumur – Khardung La – Leh
— Diskit has monasteries with tallest lord Buddha statue and Hunder has sand dunes and bacterian camel safari
— Enjoy drive upto Panamik, visit Yarab Tso Lake and back Leh
— Sumur has a famous monastery to check out and Panamik has hot water springs
— Overnight at Leh

Day 6 | Leh – Hemis Monastery – Pangong Tso Lake
— Cover either of Hemis, Thicksey and Shey on the go towards Pangong Tso
— Overnight at Pangong Tso (Spangmik or Lukung)
 
Day 7 | Pangong Tso Lake – Thicksey Monastery – Shey Palace – Leh
— Cover either of Hemis, Thicksey and Shey on return to Leh
— Overnight at Leh

Day 8 | Leh – Tso Moriri via Chumathang
— Cover Karzok Monastery
— Overnight at Karzok or Tso Moriri

Day 9 | Tso Moriri – Tso Kar – Debring (Manali – Leh Highway starts) – Taglang La – Upshi – Leh
— Come back via Tso Kar and Manali – Leh Highway to Leh
— Overnight at Leh

Day 10 | Rest day at Leh to enjoy local culture and some shopping
— Overnight at Leh

For the leh – ladakh taxi union rate list 2018 – 19 including the contacts of some reliable taxi drivers within Leh – Ladakh, check the link here. You can get about 12-15% of discount by directly getting in touch with drivers and of course, talking in person rather on phone always help in bargaining more. You can call the local drivers directly to connect with them and check the more comprehensive List of Taxi Drivers for Ladakh – Srinagar – Leh – Manali with recommendations/reviews for DoW community members.

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Rayhan answered 4 weeks ago

Hi Dheeraj,
Thank you very much for your comprehensive plan.
I have one question, can we go to Pangong Tso directly  from Hunder/ Nubra?
Regards
Rayhan
 

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DHEERAJ SHARMA answered 4 weeks ago

Yes, Rayhan, you can also travel from Hunder (Nubra) to Pangong tso directly via either Shyok route or Wari La route.

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